Creating Effective People

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Sep, 2016

Starting Young

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Do you think that changing mindsets is difficult? I meet people in the course of my coaching life who are still driven by their 5 year-old self. So much happens when we are young and installed only to be stuck like glue inside us. Most people don’t pay attention to this and in fact allow the same patterns to drive them through their entire life. This leads me to think that the process of behavioral and skills training, as well as values and ethics inculcation should in fact begin as […]

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Oct, 2014

What’s Your Operating System?

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Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, the man who defied all odds and shattered his physical limitations, was recently sentenced to five years imprisonment for culpable homicide. He was tried for the murder of his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkemp in a widely publicised case. As the case went on and his life was laid bare, a striking paradox surfaced from this man’s public persona. It appeared that for all his superhuman feats, he is also a very vulnerable and insecure man. The sad thing is many people commented on his […]

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Sep, 2014

Modeling not on the Catwalk

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We were having friends over for dinner again. The lovely aroma of food and sound of the wok clanging was like a cacophony of sounds I was used to. Mum was the ultimate entertainer. She loved to cook and did it effortlessly. It was very usual for our family to have friends and family over for meals. As a child I looked forward to hearing that my favourite cousins were invited for a sleepover. It was our little reward that Dad afforded us. The deal was that we had to […]

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